ISARA is a security solutions company specializing in quantum-safe cryptography. Founded in 2015, by Scott Totzke and Mike Brown ISARA received $11.5 million in seed funding from Quantum Valley Investments. In 2018, ISARA received $10 million in series A funding from Shasta Ventures and a CA$7.2 million grant from Canada's Strategic Innovation Fund in 2019.
ISARA offers both quantum-safe toolkits for implementing quantum ready algorithms targeted at developers (ISARA Radiate) and technologies that enable the introduction of cypto-agility to existing systems as a step towards quantum-safe security (ISARA Catalyst).
ISARA technology has been used in industries such as:
- Financial Services
On March 1, 2015 ISARA announced raising $11.5 million in seed funding from Quantum Valley Investments.
On November 19, 2018 ISARA announced raising $10 million in series A funding from Shasta Ventures. Nitin Chopra, a partner of Shasta Ventures, made the following comments about his firms decision to invest in ISARA:
Quantum computing requires a wholesale, generational rethinking of how we secure the digital environment. ISARA is the clear leader as the only company with commercial solutions that can be implemented today. Complex systems used by corporations and governments will take years to migrate to a quantum-safe state and smart organizations are already beginning the transition.
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